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Advancement Associate - Western Region

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Los Angeles, CA

Published 9 days ago

The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks an Advancement Associate – Western Region to provide excellent customer service to Entertainment Community Fund donors (called “members”) and prospective donors across the Western Region of the U.S. The Associate will process donations, fulfill house seat requests for regional donors, and support the Director of Advancement, Western Region with major donor stewardship and cultivation, including meetings, tours and special events. The Advancement Associate – Western Region will also assist with acknowledgments, participate in strategic planning, represent the organization at special events, and provide general administrative support for the Fund’s fundraising efforts in the Western Region.


Under the Supervision of the Director of Advancement - Western Region, the Advancement Associate – Western Region will process donations from Western Region donors over the phone, provide concierge ticket services to Entertainment Community Fund members who live in the Western Region; maintain donor records in Raiser’s Edge and AudienceView; and assist the Individual Giving team in renewing lapsed memberships. In addition, the Advancement Associate-Western Region will assist with Los Angeles donor events and cultivation activities; research funding prospects in the Western Region; assist in creating proposals, decks and correspondence; participate in strategic planning; engage with the Western Council advisory board; and provide general administrative support for the Western Region Advancement efforts.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience working for a not-for-profit institution (paid or volunteer).
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, computer, and writing skills.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent interpersonal skills necessary.
  • General knowledge of the entertainment industry (film, television, music, theater, etc.)
  • Occasional presence at evening events outside of regular working hours.
  • Ability to be productive and an engaged team member while working remotely; making effective use of communications tools such as chat, text, phone and email to build community and relationships with colleagues from afar.


  • Experience in Raiser’s Edge (or other fundraising database platforms applications) helpful.


This is a full-time salaried or hourly position based in the Entertainment Community Fund’s Western Region offices in Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles. The Entertainment Community Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health plans, dental plan, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and Wage Works commuter benefit or paid parking, depending on location.


Apply online at A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary expectations.


The Entertainment Community Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.

In an effort to protect our fellow employees and visitors, the Entertainment Community Fund requires all employees to receive the COVID-19 Vaccination subject to accommodations required by law.

For more about the Entertainment Community Fund, please visit:

The Entertainment Community Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Built into the value statement of the Entertainment Community Fund is a commitment to embrace diversity and seek equity, inclusion and dignity for all. We celebrate our differences and strive to cultivate an environment of mutual respect.

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The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks an Advancement Associate – Western Region to provide…

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Time Commitment
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Full Time Schedule
Experience Level
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Entry level
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USD $42,000 - USD $45,000 / year
Yearly Salary


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Work may be performed anywhere in United States

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